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CS 194.jpg
First Baptist Church

CS 191.jpg
Either Saint Paul United Methodist Church or First Baptist Church. Identified: Constance Johnson (first row, far right), Mary Jeffries? (front row, second from the left)

CS 081.6.pdf
Interior of First Baptist Church. Envelope: Rev. Edwards

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Interior of First Baptist Church.

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Interior of First Baptist Church.

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Interior of First Baptist Church.

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Interior of First Baptist Church.

CS 081.1.jpg
Interior of First Baptist Church. Noel C Taylor pictured

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Unknown pageant. Interior of First Baptist Church.

CS 080.17.jpg
Unknown pageant. Interior of First Baptist Church.

CS 080.9.jpg
Unknown pageant. Interior of First Baptist Church.

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Unknown pageant. Interior of First Baptist Church.

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Unknown pageant. Interior of First Baptist Church.

PC 99.0 First Baptist.jpg
"First Baptist Church, Roanoke, Virginia."

GB061 Rev. E. E. Ricks, First Baptist Church Gainsboro.jpg
Rev. E. E. Ricks was served as pastor of First Baptist Church Gainsboro from 1915 to 1918.

GB060 First Baptist Church Gainsboro Bible School.jpg
First Baptist Church Gainsboro can trace its origins back to September 30, 1867, when a small congregation held service, led by Rev. Edmond Johnson, in a dwelling on Hart Avenue, establishing the Big Lick Colored Baptist Church. As membership…

GB059 Rev. A. L. James, First Baptist Church Gainsboro.jpg
Rev. Arthur L. James was born August 1, 1877 in Madison, Florida Howard and Lula James. During WWI James served overseas with the American Expeditionary Forces as secretary under the War Work Council of the Y. M. C. A. From 1918 to 1957, James…

GB058 First Baptist Church Gainsboro, Interior.jpg
First Baptist Church Gainsboro can trace its origins back to September 30, 1867, when a small congregation held service, led by Rev. Edmond Johnson, in a dwelling on Hart Avenue, establishing the Big Lick Colored Baptist Church. As membership…

GB057 Decons and Trustees of First Baptist Church Gainsboro.jpg
First Baptist Church Gainsboro can trace its origins back to September 30, 1867, when a small congregation held service, led by Rev. Edmond Johnson, in a dwelling on Hart Avenue, establishing the Big Lick Colored Baptist Church. As membership…

GB032 Dr. J. B. Claytor.jpg
Dr. John B. Claytor Sr. was born April 2, 1878 in Floyd County, Virginia. In 1907 Claytor began a medical practice in Roanoke, Virginia. Claytor was a founder of Burrell Memorial Hospital and was Emeritus Chief of the hospital’s department of…

GB031 Dr. J. B. Claytor.jpg
Dr. John B. Claytor Sr. was born April 2, 1878 in Floyd County, Virginia. In 1907 Claytor began a medical practice in Roanoke, Virginia. Claytor was a founder of Burrell Memorial Hospital and was Emeritus Chief of the hospital’s department of…

GB021 First Baptist Church of Gainsboro, Interior.jpg
Interior of the original sancuary of the First Baptist Church in Gainsboro. The building was designed by architect Henry Harwell Huggins and was located at 407 North Jefferson Street. A cornerstone for the church was laid and ground was broken in…

Davis 56 James, Rev-2.jpg
Reverend A.L. James (fourth from right) of First Baptist Church and parishioners.

Davis 21.212 First Baptist.jpg
First Baptist Church, located at 515 3rd Street SW.

Davis 21.215 First Baptist Church doors.jpg
First Baptist Church, located at 515 3rd Street SW.

Davis 21.209 First Baptist.jpg
The old First Baptist Church, formerly located on the site of the new building at 3rd Street and Luck Avenue SW.

Davis 56  REv. James and Parishioners.jpg
Reverend A.L. James of First Baptist Church (Front row, 3rd from right) and parishioners.

Davis 21.215 First Baptist Church doors.jpg
Doors of First Baptist Church at 515 3rd Street.

RNC 50 Franklin Road.jpg
A view of the 200 block of Franklin Road, where the Verizon building sits today. First Baptist Church can be seen over the buildings at left. The building on the right with the round portion was the original First Baptist.
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